The Uganda Hippos humiliated South Sudan 5-1 during the first leg of the AFCON U-20 qualifiers played at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo on Saturday.

Mustapha Kizza (penalty), Steven Mukwala, Sadam Masereka, Hamis Tibita and a beautiful Allan Okello goal were the strikes for Uganda.

Kizza scored the opening goal on 25 minutes after a foul on Steven Mukwala. Defender Musitafa Mujjuzi had moments later scored an own goal that at some stage made the game tied one all.

Second half goals from Mukwala, Masereka, Tibita and Okello wrapped the victory.

The FUFA President, Eng. Moses Magogo was the chief guest during the game.

The head coach for the team is Mathias Lule, assisted by James Odoch and Samuel Kawalya (Goalkeeping coach).

The return leg will be played on 22nd April 2018 in Juba.